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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Gary » Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:42 pm

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Scottm » Sun May 13, 2012 12:23 pm

Any guidance on this bird, photographed in the Southern Free State in Early January?
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MattAxel » Sun May 13, 2012 2:18 pm

That's a tough one Scottm, but it looks like it has white outer-tail feathers, so I'll go with African Pipit.

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Rookie » Tue May 15, 2012 9:18 pm

I was in Addo at the end of April and saw a number of LBJs which I would like help with.

I did manage to ID some of the birds, but the LBjs just drive me mad. :twisted:

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by adrianp » Wed May 16, 2012 10:28 pm

A pipit, probably African pipit.

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Maurice » Fri May 18, 2012 8:30 pm

Thank you both for the help you gave so far! Like I said, 've got more pipits in he rest of the days of my stay, that's going to be a struggle :mrgreen:

@ Adrianp: I can't remember any of the behaviour of the birds, so that's not going to be of any help...
@ MattAxel: I wanted to buy the LBJ's book, that I've seen at one of my birding friends house in SA, at the airport on my way out, but they didn't have it there. Luckily I could buy the photographic field guide, so I have to do it with that book and the latest Sasol B.O.S.A. If you mention LBJ's to me, I think of the cisticola's etc. But it's nice that I don't have to move the threat and that the pipits are at the right place :mrgreen:

Maurice (who's sorting out 12000 SA pictures, mainly of birds, I took in 10 days, 2 weeks ago :think: So there's more to come :lol: )

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Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Maurice » Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:56 pm

Thank you for your help sorting these out!

And of course 2 more pipits :lol:

Bird 7 (my thought is African pipit)

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Lizet Grobbelaar » Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:55 am

The pipits look all like African to me..

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Re: Identification Help - LBJs

Unread post by Maurice » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:34 pm

Thank you once more Lizet!

Thank you all for the help so far!!!

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by salamanda » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:16 pm

OK so here is another one. I think it is an African Pipit but would appreciate confirmation/correction. Many thanks.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by DotDan » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:08 pm

I would say you are correct with African Pipit.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by salamanda » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:45 pm

Many thanks DD.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by MattAxel » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:02 pm

Another vote for African Pipit

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by salamanda » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:07 pm

Thanks Matt.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by arks » Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:58 am

This one really has me stumped :wall: To me it looks most like a fawncoloured lark — BUT I saw it at Strandfontein in Cape Town (on 6 May 2012), which is well out of range for that :hmz:

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